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Fmr NY Times Sr. Reporter Reams Paper over Hillary Email Story

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

"What the hell is happening at The New York Times?" former Times reporter Kurt Eichenwald asked after the Grey Lady's story about a possible criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton's email usage blew up in their faces. (Eichenwald is now a writer for Newsweek.)

Amazon Vs. Walmart News Blooper: Anchor Gives ‘Sexy’ Reason For Internet Retailer’s Success

News that Amazon.com is now officially worth more than department store giant Walmart has been picked up by just about every station in the country. The story’s popularity can be attributed to several things, one of the most obvious being how Amazon.com’s success over Walmart is representative of a struggle between the old and new Amazon Vs. Show More Summary

‘Big 2nd Amendment person’ Donald Trump: Lafayette theater shooting ‘has nothing to do with guns’

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said over the weekend that a shooting at a theater in Lafayette, Louisiana could have been prevented if moviegoers were allowed to bring more guns with them. During an interview with CNN host Jake Tapper on Sunday, Trump argued that it was wrong to...

Rand Paul plans to keep pushing to defund Planned Parenthood

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

U.S. Republican presidential contender Rand Paul said on Sunday he plans to continue his push to cut federal funding on the non-profit women's health group Planned Parenthood over a dispute about treatment of aborted fetal tissue. Paul...Show More Summary

Clinton: “Pretty Clear” No Emails Were Classified Despite Contrary Findings Of Inspector General

2 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Despite the determination of investigators at the State Department and intelligence agencies that Hillary Clinton did use her personal email system to handle confirmed classified information (and potentially compromised “hundreds ofShow More Summary

Obama Closes Out Historic Visit To Kenya

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with civil society leaders at the YALI Regional Leadership Center, on Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Nairobi. On the final day of his visit in Kenya, Obama laid out his vision for Kenya's future and broad themes of U.S.-Kenya relations. Show More Summary

This is why Hillary’s losing: The issue Jeb Bush and Donald Trump understand, which may keep Clinton from the White House

Her negatives are almost as bad as Trump's. She's not trusted, and losing swing states. Start talking about reform!

Obama urges Kenya to use tough past to guide its future

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama is urging Kenyans to use the lessons of Kenya's difficult history to guide it into the future.

Donald Trump’s ‘Veterans Group’ Experiences A Controversial Problem

Donald Trump is one candidate who has experienced his fair share of ups and downs since announcing his bid to become the next president of the United States. This is mainly due to Donald Trump outspoken personality and controversialShow More Summary

The religious have gone insane: The separation of church and state — and Scalia from his mind

A "strong and passionate" belief in God does real harm -- look no further than the GOP or the Supreme Court

LA Movie Theater Shootings: Jillian Johnson and Mayci Breaux were shot and killed, about 9 others wounded before John Houser killed himself

Mayci Breaux and Jillian Johnson Facebook: Remembering Jillian Johnson Tribute to Jillian Lafayette, Louisiana, Theater Shooting: What We Know About the Victims ‘Shattered': Friends mourn 2 killed in La. movie theater shooting SlainShow More Summary

Fracking Industry Billionaires Give Record $15 Million To Ted Cruz's Super PAC

Citizens United strikes again. Thanks to the Citizens United decision at the Supreme Court, the ultra-rich and corporations are essentially freed up to give unlimited amounts of money to organizations called Super Political Action Committees...Show More Summary

President Barack Obama Advises Kenyan Leader On Terrorism, Gay Rights, And Corruption

President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to visit Kenya this weekend. “Mr. Obama, this is not your first trip to Kenya,” Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said. “But yesterday you arrived riding on the wings of history.” Kenyans were thrilled to have the president visiting the homeland of his father. Show More Summary

Police work to calm concerns about threats of increased gang violence

Police are working to calm concerns about gang violence after a cluster of gang-related shootings in South L.A. over the weekend and various threats on social media, The Times has reported. The death of 27-year-old Kenneth Lynn Peevy...Show More Summary

The Video of Police Killing of Sam Dubose Is Apparently so Bad Cincinnati Is Preparing for Riots

9 minutes agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

Even the police chief admits what the video shows is "not good." After a routine traffic stop by a University of Cincinnati Police Officer, Sam Dubose ended up dead with his face blown off. The officer was wearing a body camera, but the city refuses to release in the video. Show More Summary

Man charged with capital murder in Hollywood shooting death

Ezeoma Chigozie Obioha, 31, was charged July 28 with capital murder in the July 5 shooting death of Carrie Jean Melvin in Hollywood, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Obioha is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. Show More Summary

AlterNet Comics: Matt Bors on Huckabee's Rocketship Ride of Crazy Talk

10 minutes agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

Perhaps it's a metaphor for something more accurate. Mike Huckabee's remark on Obama and the Iran deal. Photo Credit:  Matt Bors Related Stories AlterNet Comics: Matt Bors on Donald Trump's Despicable Views AlterNet Comics: Matt Bors on Those Crazy Pool Party Cops AlterNet Comics: Brian McFadden on the Crazy Things GOP Candidates Do to Get Attention

Spencer Herrera, 29

Spencer Herrera, a 29-year-old Latino male, died Sunday, July 26, after being shot in Pacoima, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

AlterNet Comics: Brian McFadden on the Crazy Things GOP Candidates Do to Get Attention

11 minutes agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

Imagine if John Kasich started a Twitter feud with Taylor Swift. GOP stunts for the spotlight. Photo Credit:  Brian McFadden Related Stories AlterNet Comics: Matt Bors on Huckabee's Rocketship Ride of Crazy Talk AlterNet Comics: Matt Bors on Donald Trump's Despicable Views AlterNet Comics: Matt Bors on Those Crazy Pool Party Cops

Not Everybody Went to Ashley Madison For Extramarital Sex

11 minutes agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

Hackers threaten to expose clients of the extramarital dating site—but many aren't even there for sex. Every morning, I ask my boyfriend the same question: “How did you sleep?” And every morning, I receive the same answer: “In a bed.” Wait—that’s not exactly right. Show More Summary

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